Successfully navigating through litigation depends on the cohesiveness of the entire litigation team, with paralegals playing an integral part. Are you prepared to steer through the tasks and duties involved? This insightful course will provide you with the tools you need to effectively handle pleadings, motions, and briefs, as well as provide tips for organizing and maintaining the case. Hone your litigation skills and prove your value to your firm - register today!
Learn tips for getting pleadings, motions, and briefs court ready.
Discuss how to create and maintain discovery requests and responses.
Gain valuable insight on preparing accurate and reliable deposition summaries.
Review methods to stay on top of managing and organizing documents and case files.
Explore ways to proficiently plan for and assist with cases that go to trial.
Preparing Pleadings, Motions, and Briefs
Discovery Requests, Responses, and Document Productions
Depositions: Scheduling, Preparation, and Summaries
Litigation Case Management, Organization, and Communication
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Civil Trial Law; Family Law; Personal Injury Trial Law.
Lisa Cox is a senior paralegal with Gomez Trial Attorneys. For the past 32 years, she has specialized in personal injury, employment law, class actions, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, and complex business litigation. She has worked at the law firms of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann; Chapin Fitzgerald & Sullivan; Latham & Watkins; Gordon & Rees; U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of California; Grace, Brandon, Hollis & Ramirez; Monaghan & Strauss; and Ault, Deuprey, Jones and Gorman. Ms. Cox obtained her A.A. degree in paralegal studies from Kelsey-Jenney Business College, where she was selected as the outstanding graduate, graduating number one in her class. She is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and Lawyers Club of San Diego. Ms. Cox was the recipient of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego's 2015 President's Award.
Kimberly M Finnigan is a senior litigation paralegal with Halloin Law Group, S.C. She has more than a decade of experience with respect to all aspects of the litigation process, from initial client meetings through appeals, both for federal court and various state court actions. Her areas of responsibilities include handling discovery, with a focus on subpoenas, both during discovery and for trial; assisting attorneys with briefs and affidavits; and preparation for and attendance at trial including, tracking and maintaining all exhibits, and coordinating witnesses, trial logistics, and obtaining and running any technology that may be present for trial. Ms. Finnigan also has extensive knowledge and experience as a law firm administrator. She has assisted in over 20 trials in federal court, and state courts such as Kansas, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Ms. Finnigan has taught numerous seminars both locally and nationally, predominately in areas of litigation, technology, case management, document retention, and law firm management. She has been a repeat nominee for the Wisconsin Law Journal's Unsung Heroes, which recognizes the contribution and achievements of non-lawyers in the legal field. Ms. Finnigan earned her B.A. degree from Marquette University and her paralegal certificate from Milwaukee Area Technical College. She received the State Bar of Wisconsin certified paralegal (SBWCP) certification in 2019, which recognizes Wisconsin's most highly qualified paralegals, able to perform substantive legal work under the direction of Wisconsin-licensed attorneys.
Kelli Moro Radnothy is a trial technician, paralegal, and consultant with KLR Paralegal. With more than 16 years in the legal industry, she has developed extensive experience in a multitude of complex business litigation matters and various areas of law. Ms. Radnothy has supported a variety of trial teams in full litigation, trial preparations, hot seat operations, and post-trial procedures. She is highly skilled at presenting evidence for proceedings ranging from multi-week federal trials to ongoing Judicial Review Committee hearings, and is extremely well-versed in litigation and trial technologies, as well as general court procedures and processes. Ms. Radnothy holds a B.S. degree from Northern Arizona University and earned her paralegal certificate from Miramar College and an e-discovery & litigation technology certificate from UCSD Extension. She is an active member with the Sacramento Valley Paralegal Association, San Francisco Paralegal Association, Women in e-Discovery, International Legal Technology Association, Fresno County Women Lawyers, and Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association. For many years, Ms. Radnothy served as a director for the San Diego Paralegal Association, including an Executive Committee role as treasurer.
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